Maps & Directions

The International Summer School of Crystallography 2014 will take place at the Center for Free Electron Laser Science (CFEL), located on the University of Hamburg/DESY campus in Hamburg, Germany.

The DESY campus has two available entrances:

Main Entrance
Notkestraße 85, 22607 Hamburg, Germany

Side Entrance
Luruper Chaussee 149, 22761 Hamburg, Germany


Our address is Notkestraße 85, 22607 Hamburg, Germany. The Center for Free Electron Laser Science is housed in building 99 at DESY campus. For individualized directions go to Google maps.

Getting Here

CFEL and DESY can be reached by a variety of transportation options.

Hamburg Airport (HAM)
This is the international airport of Hamburg. Once you have landed, you have the option of taking a taxi or using public transportation (S-Bahn) to arrive at your final destination. Please read here for information on the S-Bahn.

Hamburg Central Station (Hamburg Hauptbahnhof)
This is the main railway station for Hamburg which connects long distance trains like the Intercity-Express (ICE), to the underground rail network of U-Bahn and S-Bahn.

Getting Around

Public transportation in Hamburg is operated by HVV- For visitor information and an explanation of the HVV public transportation network please read